BIM Symposium at ArchitectureBoston Expo® Highlights Collaboration and Communication

Nov 01, 2012, 11:11 ET from GRAPHISOFT

BOSTON, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GRAPHISOFT is sponsoring a BIM symposium at this year's ArchitectureBoston Conference and Expo at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center from November 14-16.  The sessions offer a unique opportunity to learn from industry experts and ArchiCAD champions about modeling, client communication, and data exchange through Open BIM technology.

"We have tailored our course offerings for this year's ABX show based on what we're hearing from our customers," said Steve Benford, Managing Director, GRAPHISOFT North America. "The courses illustrate the value of best practices, presented by experienced ArchiCAD users from around the country.  These are meaningful lessons learned that will be informative for BIM novices to the most savvy users."

Client Communications with BIM – Gain insight on how to design and document without detouring from the business of helping your clients visualize, analyze, and virtually live in their projects prior to and during construction.

How to Increase Efficiency Using Open BIM Technology – A realistic examination of how using Open BIM technology provides access to key physical and functional characteristics of a project, which creates a work environment that improves all aspects of collaboration on a project to achieve success.

South Cove Manor: The Reality of BIM Collaboration with IFC Data Exchange – See how a successful IFC-based collaborative workflow handled multiple CAD and BIM software applications during the design, constructability investigation, contract document, and cost estimation phase of the $22 million, 86,700 sq-ft long-term care facility; South Cove Manor.

How BIM has changed Managing a Project Team – Just how will BIM change your approach to managing a project? Get answers to that question and others regarding project schedules, man-hours, deliverables, skill-sets and training – as well as experience the differences between traditional CAD and BIM workflows. 

All courses are AIA CEU approved. 

Register today to take advantage of GRAPHISOFT's special ABX promo.  Enter code GPH12 to receive 10% off a 5 course bundle.

GRAPHISOFT ignited the BIM revolution with ArchiCAD, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as the revolutionary GRAPHISOFT BIM Server™, the world's first real-time BIM collaboration environment and GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner™, the world's first fully-integrated building energy modeling application that have fundamentally changed how architects worldwide design and collaborate today. Since its 2007 acquisition, GRAPHISOFT has been part of the Nemetschek Group

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